Principal RF SiP Module Design Engineer

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Skyworks

If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high-performance analog/digital & RF semiconductors, Acoustic Filters and integrating ultra dense System-In-Package solutions that will be powering the next wireless transformation. Together, we will build the next generation of wireless platforms focused on enabling the Automotive Industry, Cellular Infrastructure, Smart Houses/Smart Cities through IoT, and the AI/ML revolution. Through our broad technology/packaging expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we are Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.

 

At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management, and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creative thinking. We value open communication, mutual trust, and respect. We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 73243 

Job Description

Selected team member for the RF SiP Module Design Engineer position can work at various location of Skyworks, San Jose, CA (preferred), Woburn or Andover, MA; Irvine, CA. We are seeking engineering talents with expertise in designing RF/Microwave System in Package products containing RFICs, LNAs, Acoustic Filters and PAs.  As part of RF SiP Module Design Team, you will be participating in developing cutting-edge, state-of-the-art PA, RF switches, LNAs and front-end modules for Automotive and IoT applications to enable the industry transformation to next generation super data highway. #LI-SG1

 

Responsibilities

  • Participate in all phases of product development, including product definition, architecture, system budget, transistor-level circuit design, Multi Chip Module design, layout/layout supervision, lab debug and production support
  • Own and lead lab experiments to identify root cause of RF/Functionality related FEM performance issues
  • Work closely with a team of EM Design Engineers, Lab Technicians, Validation/Optimization Engineers, Test Engineers and Package Engineers to tackle complex cellular RF front end issues
  • Prepare prototype build/assembly documentations such as Bill of Material (BOM), configuration matrices etc. for prototype build
  • Implement lab test and summarize/analyze lab result of RF Front end module

 

Job Qualifications

  • Solid expertise of RF concepts such as impedance matching, impedance transformation, distributed systems, passive RLC and resonant circuits, noise, linearity, bandwidth and stability 
  • Strong circuit simulation skills utilizing Agilent ADS/GoldenGate/spectreRF and 2.5/3D EM tools such as Momentum, EMX or HFSS
  • Familiar with lab instruments including Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, RF Probe Stations, Noise Figure Analyzers and Load-pull Tuners
  • Strong lab skills in data collection/analysis, lab debug/tuning and product troubleshooting
  • A self-starter and team player with strong desire to learn on the job. 
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written and logic reasoning skills, capable of breaking down complex problems, setting priorities, report progress and execute to schedule
  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering +12 years, or MSc +10 years experience

Preferred

  • Solid understanding of device and process technologies, module building blocks, including Power Amplifiers, Low Noise Amplifiers, RF Switches and Couplers, Filters and Multi-chip Module  
  • Good understanding on acoustic filter such as SAW, BAW filters
  • Exposure to system architecture, circuit topology and multi technology circuit floorplan
  • Good understanding of RF systems and familiarity with wireless standards including 3GPP cellular 2/3/4/5G/6G, 802.11 WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth and more

 

The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $124,400$235,700 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S. Benefits include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance. 

 

Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at accommodations@skyworksinc.com.


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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